Picking a pope: What happens in conclave

Published On: Mar 11 2013 12:42:30 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 13 2013 01:24:59 PM CDT

After weeks of speculation and plenty of pre-conclave meetings, the conclave has selected a new pope. Take a look at what's involved in the process of choosing a pope.

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Pope Emeritus Benedict won’t be voting for his successor, nor will he be present for the proceedings. But since he appointed 67 of the 115 cardinals eligible to vote, his presence will likely be felt.

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